Ruby Bates

Photo by Brown Brothers from Encyclopedia of Alabama
 Accuser of the Scottsboro Boys



•  One of two accusers of the Scottsboro Boys. Later withdrew her accusation and became a witness for the defense on appeal.

Related Links:

•  Encyclopedia of Alabama - Photo

•  Google Images - Possible Photos of/about Ruby

•  ThinkQuest - Transcript of the testimony for the new trial. (Originally found at

•  University of Missouri - The story of her role in the case.

•  Wikipedia - Scottsboro Boys